Video-Botschaften I & II

Dr. Georg Witschel © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Foreword of German Ambasador for Indonesia Dr. Georg Witschel (Period 2012-2016)

Germany is looking for skilled workers – especially in the areas the Germans call “MINT”: This means Mathematicians, Engineers, Natural Scientists and Technicians.

Our twelve Indonesians today work successfully as engineer and consultant at CIMPA/Airbus in Hamburg, as software developer at an IT firm in Hamburg, as mathematician at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, as astrophysicist at the Max-Planck-Institut in Heidelberg (past) and now as expert for economy at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Berlin, and as social worker at the AWO in Hamburg.

They tell us about their initial problems in getting settled in Germany, about their professional life, their leisure activities outside of work, and their future plans. And of course they also talk about what they like about Germany, and how important it was for them to learn the German language.

Supported by German Foreign Ministry

Grace Jaya dan Anton Prawiro © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Grace Jaya dan Anton Prawiro

Grace Jaya and Anton Prawiro live as newlyweds in Hamburg. Anton works as a software developer, while Grace is a consulter for immigration at the “Arbeitswohlfahrt” organization.

Nur Pamungkas Manirjo dan Jibran Shidqie © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Nur Pamungkas Manirjo dan Jibran Shidqie

Nur Pamungkas Manirjo and Jibran Shidqie talk about the interesting work they do, „Pangky" even tells about his hobbies and his family life.

Dr. Johny Setiawan © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Dr. Johny Setiawan

Dr. Johny Setiawan is a multi-talent. He has worked as astrophysicist at the Max-Planck Institute in Heidelberg and is now the head of economy at the Indonesian embassy in Berlin.

Irwin Yousept © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Irwin Yousept

Prof. Dr. Irwin Yousept says: “Nothing works without math” But of course he has other interests too. At the moment he works in Duisburg-Essen.

Danny Hiendriana © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Danny Hiendriana

He is an electro technician at the Robert Bosch Gmbh in Abstatt / Ludwigsburg and explains how his hobby helped him to settle in.

Fahmi Rizanul Amrullah © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Fahmi Rizanul Amrullah

Fahmi Rizanul Amrullah Fahmi Rizanul Amrullah is one of many Indonesians, who got the chance to work for BMW in Munich. He especially likes the good atmosphere among colleagues, their international mindset and the big freedom he experiences.

Novaria Nirmaladewi dan Dony Meitia © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Novaria Nirmaladewi dan Dony Meitia

Novaria Nirmaladewi and Dony Meitia have both studied electrical engineering in Germany and now live there as a couple. Dony works as system engineer at Crown Gabelstapler GmbH and  Novaria works as test engineer at MAN Truck and Bus AG.

Dr. Suhendra © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Dr. Suhendra

Dr. Suhendra talks about his decision to take paternal leave. Besides he shares about his language problems in the beginning and how he overcame them.

Eduardus Dagomez © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Eduardus Dagomez

Eduardus Dagomez works as project engineer at Telemotive AG in Munich. Despite his concerns in the beginning to fly to such a foreign country, he now settled in completely and made his career in Germany.